The NHS’ Heritage America Program was featured in the National Herald on July 21, 2017. Read more here!
WASHINGTON D.C. - The 2017 Heritage America Program, sponsored by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos, hosted 13 accomplished Greek-American students from across the country (including CA, UT, MI, MA, AL, PA, CT, NY, NJ, and VA) July 13-16 to Washington D.C.
Now in its second year, this unique and proprietary program reconnects college-aged Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture, and Hellenic identity through the prism of the American experience. Throughout the four-day program, students met with over 35 prominent Greek-Americans who will also serve as future mentors and career guides for Heritage America alumni.
The 2017 Heritage America Program, sponsored by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos, is officially underway! This unique and proprietary program is in its second year and will reconnect college-aged Greek American students with their roots, heritage, culture, and Hellenic identity through the prism of the American experience. Students will learn little-known information about the rise of Greeks in America over the last 100 years. Participants will meet a who's-who of Greek-American decision makers, business leaders, and other important contacts who will serve as future mentors and career guides for Heritage America alumni.
For more information about the program, please visit http://www.nationalhellenicsociety.org/heritage-america.html.
The NHS Chicago chapter hosted a poolside summer barbecue at the home of chapter-chairs Doctors Chad and Marilyn Prodromos on Saturday, July 8, 2017. NHS members and guests were in attendance. The entertainment for the evening was provided by actress and singer, Lisa Zane (actor Billy Zane’s sister!).
This is America & the World is a series hosted by Dennis Wholey, a journalist and best-selling author with over 40 years of broadcast experience. The weekly series covers international affairs and is produced in Washington, D.C., featuring countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations, and it is distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Dennis explores the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
The 3-part series of This is America Visits Greece was shot in Greece and airs as follows: Part I on Sunday, July 9; Part II on Sunday, July 16; and Part Episode III on Sunday, July 23.
Thanks to the George & Judy Marcus Family Foundation, the National Hellenic Society (NHS), American College of Greece (ACG), and the Heritage Greece Program will be highlighted in Part II on Sunday, July 16 at 10:00. The episode will feature interviews of several Heritage Greece Program participants and the American College of Greece President, David Horner.